Tag Archives: Palliative care in Italy

Challenges and opportunities in caring for low-income immigrant cancer patients at end of life

WE’RE DELIGHTED TO PRESENT THE FEBRUARY ‘EDITOR’S CHOICE’ FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE, THE OFFICIAL RESEARCH JOURNAL OF THE EAPC Each month, Professor Catherine Walshe, Editor-in-Chief of Palliative Medicine, chooses an article that readers may find particularly interesting or useful and invites the authors … Continue reading

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Hospice and palliative care volunteering in Italy in times of COVID-19 

CONTINUING OUR SERIES ON ‘PALLIATIVE CARE AND VOLUNTEERING’ TO MARK THE IMPORTANT ROLE OF VOLUNTEERS IN PALLIATIVE CARE – AND IN CELEBRATION OF ‘INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTEERING DAY 2020’ Today, our guest writer is Chiara Caraffa, National Board Member of the Italian Federation for … Continue reading

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Effectiveness of a palliative home care team: How are we doing?

Dr Mirko Riolfi, Palliative Care Unit, Local Health Authority No. 5, Veneto Region, Italy, explains the background to a longer article that is published in this month’s Palliative Medicine. We are delighted that our article was nominated as ‘Editor’s Choice’ … Continue reading

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Budapest Commitments: Update from Italy

Carlo Peruselli, Board Member of the European Society for Palliative Care (EAPC) and Board Member of the Italian Society of Palliative Care (SICP), concludes our series on the Budapest Commitments. Using the framework of the Budapest Commitments, we committed ourselves … Continue reading

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